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Oct 15, 2012 4:30am PDT
over the mexico desert. he landed safely and scientists are looking ahead, hoping they can use technology from his suit to design safer suit for astronauts. the skydive came 65 years to the day after someone else broke the sound barrier. he smashed through the sound barrier again yesterday this time in the backseat of an f-15 eagle instead of the tiny plane he through in 1947. 89-years-old. >> mission accomplished for endeavour this morning. the retired spacecraft is sitting at its new home at the california science center in los angeles. it arrived 17 hours behind schedule sunday after incredible historic journey through the center of the city. crews chopped down nearly 400 trees to clear the path, crawled through the streets two miles per hour. >> this thing is amazing. we were going around -- [ inaudible ] >> there were several close calls for endeavour. it came close to hitting light poles and tree branches. it will go on display beginning october 30th. >>> trivia, private test pilot wanted $100,000, yeager did it for -- for what an air force captain made in. >>> recall of
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am PDT
at the preparations underway in roswell, new mexico crews making last minute preps for the death defying feat. see that silver thing on the back of that trailer that's the capsule that will take bumgarner into space for the jump. giant balloon will lift the capsule to 122,000 feet he will jump out wearing a special suit and freefall for more than four minutes before deploying his chute. possibly becoming the first man outside a vehicle to break the speed of sound. weather delayed the jump yesterday. conditions look favorable today. >>> who is better at helping you lose weight, weight watchers or your doctor's program? a study finds overweight and obese people tend to lose more weight in commercial programs like weight watchers than in doctor led groups or combination. 37% of weight watchers participants lost at least 10% of their starting weight compared to 15% of people in a combined group and 11% in the doctor-led program. >>> you may soon see calorie counts on soda vending machines, coke, pepsi and dr. pepper plan to post on selection buttons this is a mock-up demonstrating the plan it will sta
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